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Finding Aid for the Ernest Mitchell Pratt Photographs of Mark Daniels' Architecture, ca. 1915-1929
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Indexing Terms
  • Items Removed from Collection
  • Related Material

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Ernest Mitchell Pratt Photographs of Mark Daniels' Architecture,
    Date (inclusive): ca. 1915-1929
    Collection number: 2109
    Creator: Pratt, Ernest Mitchell, 1876-1945
    Extent: 2 oversize boxes
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: Mark Daniels was a Southern California architect who designed homes and gardens in the Bel Air area of Los Angeles and vicinity. Ernest Mitchell Pratt and Viroque Baker photographed Daniels' houses and landscape architecture to be published in magazines such as Country life and Town and country review, mostly in the 1920s. The collection consists of 148 mounted photographs of Mark Daniels' architecture and landscape architecture in Southern California, mostly in the Bel Air area of Los Angeles.
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

    Restrictions on Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

    Additional Physical Form Available

    A copy of the original version of this online finding aid is available at the UCLA Department of Special Collections for in-house consultation and may be obtained for a fee. Please contact:
    • Public Services Division
    • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
    • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
    • Box 951575
    • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
    • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
    • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Mr. and Mrs. W.G. Price, 1976.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Ernest Mitchell Pratt Photographs of Mark Daniels' Architecture (Collection 2109). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 2722964 

    Biography

    Mark Daniels was a Southern California architect who designed stately homes and gardens in the Bel Air area of Los Angeles and vicinity; Ernest Mitchell Pratt and Viroque Baker shared a photographic studio in Olvera Street in downtown Los Angeles, and their photographs of Daniels' houses and landscape architecture were published in magazines such as Country life and Town and country review, mostly in the 1920s.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of 148 mounted photographs of Mark Daniels' architecture and landscape architecture in Southern California, mostly in the Bel Air area of Los Angeles. The photographs, variously signed by E.M. Pratt and/or Viroque Baker, are of various sizes, chiefly 46.5 × 35.5 cm. Twenty-three reduced format copies of photographs in the collection have been removed from the collection and are stored in the vertical file.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Pratt, Ernest Mitchell, 1876-1945--Archives.
    Baker, Viroque--Archives.
    Daniels, Mark Roy, b. 1881.
    Photographers--California, Southern--Archival resources.
    Architects--California, Southern.
    Architectural photography--California, Southern.
    Photographs.

    Items Removed from Collection

    • 23 photographs (reduced format: 10.5 × 13 cm. or 13 × 10.5 cm.), printed on RC paper (Negatives available). These images are copies of items in Boxes 1-2, negative numbers are marked on the verso of the images. Stored in Vertical Files (at the end of Collection 99).

    Related Material

    Ernest Mitchell Pratt Photographs (Collection 1217). Available at Department of Special Collections, UCLA.